Rep. John Brademas

Former Representative from Indiana’s 3rd District, Democrat

Brademas, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district from 1959 to 1980.


Our unique analysis of the bills Brademas sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brademas is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brademas sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (31%) Social Welfare (17%) Arts, Culture, Religion (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Education (7%) International Affairs (6%) Families (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Brademas’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1980, Brademas missed 503 of 7,782 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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